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Tommy Caldwell: Before the Dawn Wall

“], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote”} }”> Receive $50 off a qualifying purchase of $100 at the Outside Shop, where you’ll find gear for all your outdoor adventures. >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link”}}”>Sign up for Outside+ today. This article appeared in rock and ice number 217 (April 2014). Climbing taught me a lot. It allowed […]

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Using escalation to tackle gender inequality in Pakistan

“], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote”} }”> Receive $50 off a qualifying purchase of $100 at the Outside Shop, where you’ll find gear for all your outdoor adventures. >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link”}}”>Sign up for Outside+ today. Acclimatized en route to K2 base camp in January 2021, famed Chilean mountaineer and humanitarian JP Mohr Prieto […]

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Solo rope climbing: understanding how it’s done

Home » Climbing » Solo rope climbing: understand how it’s done With the recent influx of climbing media such as “Free Solo”, “Dawn Wall” and “The Alpinist”, climbing lingo is spilling over into the mainstream. And the most common buzzword among climbing media is confusing: solo. We explain the string solo here. Climbers divide soloing […]

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Best European Climbing Destinations

While traveling the world in search of the next climbing experience is something most climbers dream of, not everyone has the luxury of being able to hop on a plane for their climbing adventures. Asia and America have great climbing options, but don’t feel left out if you live in Europe. It has more than […]

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Client sues climbing guide for dislodging fridge-sized block and dropping rope

Home » Climbing » Client sues climbing guide for dislodging fridge-sized block and dropping rope A man is suing a climbing guide and the Association of Mountain Guides of Canada for “negligence and breach of contract” which led to a near-fatal rock climbing accident this summer. In July 2021, Ian Manson of Whistler, BC was […]

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Indoor climbing facility ‘Climb Nittany’ creates community center in Boalsburg

If you’re craving an adrenaline rush or a place to finally ~feel~ something, head over to Mount NittanyBoalsburg Indoor Climbing Hall. If you are a brand new climber, Climb Nittany is the perfect place to try something new and get out of your comfort zone. For regular climbers, this is the perfect place to perfect […]

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Mountaineers and climbers, here’s where to learn rock climbing in India

Blessed with unparalleled beauty, Sikkim is truly a land of nature, culture and adventure, rich in traditional Sikkiman hospitality. Apart from being an ideal tourist destination for laid back travellers, the Himalayan state is also a haven for adventure seekers – be it paragliding, trekking through its beautiful villages, rock climbing From dizzying peaks to […]

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Shrewsbury teenager takes part in national rock climbing competition

By Morgan Hume, Contributing author Anshul Dadwal is an outdoor rock climber.(Photo/Courtesy Udai Dadwal) SHREWSBURY – As Olympians took part in the rock climbing at the Olympics last summer, a teenager from Shrewsbury was putting his climbing skills to the test here at home. Anshul Dadwal, now a senior at Saint John’s High School, has […]

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MasterClass announces Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell will teach rock climbing

“Alex and Tommy combine 60 years of elite climbing experience, scaling some of the biggest walls in the world, including El Capitan and Fitz Traverse in Patagonia,” said David Roger, founder and CEO of MasterClass. “Their class is the first time multiple elements of rock climbing have been taught in one place – and by […]

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Wall climbing will make its debut at the 2020 Games. Here’s how the new sport works.

Wall climbing, also known as sport climbing, will make its Olympic debut at the Tokyo Games in 2020. The sport consists of three disciplines: speed climbing, in which athletes race up a 15-meter wall; bouldering, a puzzle-like challenge in which athletes scale unknown and shorter 4.5-meter walls with complex sequences; and lead climbing, in which […]